For Visitors

Information for visitors to Maroondah

What's on

Maroondah City Council runs and assists with many artistic and cultural events every year. These events are often free and designed to entertain the whole family.  There's something for everyone with Australia Day celebrations in January,right through to Maroondah Festival in November and Maroondah Carols in December.

Shopping

See a listing of the shopping centres in Maroondah, from your local shopping strip to Eastland, a multilevel shopping complex in Ringwood.

View a map showing shopping centres marked in yellow (PDF, 1.2mb)

Leisure and recreation

Walking the Artist's TrailRecreation & Sporting Facilities
A guide to Maroondah City Council's facilities.

Parks and walking and bike paths
Make the most of your recreation time and visit some of Maroondah's fabulous parks and bike and walking paths. Maps are available showing park and path locations, and feature facilities such as playgrounds, barbeques and public toilets.

Walks and trails in Maroondah
The Maroondah Walks & Trails booklet contains 12 recreation and heritage walks, with easy to follow maps and details of level of difficulty and special features of each walk.

There are a number of Community Centres in Maroondah offering a range of activities for the whole community.

There are libraries in Ringwood and Croydon offering a wide range of print, audio and video materials for on-site reference and loan.

Activities are available for young people in Maroondah including school holiday programs, and skate and BMX tracks.

Arts and culture

Maroondah has a wide range of community, cultural and arts facilities. Visit our Arts in Maroondah web site for information on artistic and cultural programs available in Maroondah.

Maroondah Federation EstateMaroondah Federation Estate is a cultural and arts facility located on the site of the former Ringwood Primary School. The facility's grounds include landscaped gardens, tree sculptures, a Sensory Time Trail, onsite parking, and a courtyard capturing the Footsteps of Federation. ‘AMazing Space’ is an accessible playspace featuring exciting and innovative equipment, and provides an opportunity to involve the human senses in the play experience.

Located at Maroondah Federation Estate, the Maroondah Art Gallery is well known for its diverse exhibitions program, including local, national and international touring shows.

The Karralyka Centre is the premier theatre and function centre of the east. The fully equipped theatre hosts a professional theatre season, the annual Morning Music program, and a range of community performances.

Wyreena Community Arts Centre is set within a magnificent historical estate featuring gracious buildings.  The conservatory café overlooks an adventure playground all set within four acres of delightful gardens. The Centre offers an abundance of arts and cultural experiences including a gallery exhibiting work by local artists.

Getting around

Where is Maroondah?

Maroondah's public transport needs are served well with two railway stations and an extensive bus network.

Visit our online maps for a bird's eye view of Maroondah - you can search for a property or facility, with the option of a Melways view.

Maroondah's heritage

Main Street Croydon

Maroondah has a rich history and two active historical societies.  Information is available on the history of Croydon and Ringwood on this site, or you can contact the historical societies directly.



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